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Namco Bandai's GamesCom 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 8:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009

Check out the following new screens and trailers from Namco Bandai's GamesCom 2009 lineup:

SEGA's GamesCom 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009

Check out the following new screens and trailers from SEGA's GamesCom 2009 lineup:

2K Games' GamesCom 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009

Check out the following new screens from 2K Games' GamesCom 2009 lineup:

Bethesda's GamesCom 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009

Check out the following new screens and trailers from Bethesda's GamesCom 2009 lineup:

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (ALL) DLC Dated, Priced, Detailed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen propels players straight into an adrenaline-pumping battle for supremacy across the globe where every second and every choice makes the difference between mankind's salvation and annihilation.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Aug. 19 - Aug. 23, 2009

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 4:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced that the Bundle Deal of the Week (until August 23rd) is the Viva Media Chess Bundle, which is now 40% off. Over the weekend (August 20-23), both Universe at War: Earth Assault and Serious Sam 2 are 50% off their normal price.

'LEGO Universe' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LEGO Universe, MMO developed by NetDevil, will include expansive social and community features, as well as character advancement where you'll be able to customize your mini-figs and interact in the universe as any character you choose.

'Bomberman Live' (XBLA) Surpasses 500K Units Sold

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bomberman Live players guide their unique Bomberman around a grid-like arena, avoiding opponents and their bombs while attempting to bomb the competition.

'Mercenary Wars' Coming to North America - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercenary Wars is a free-to-play, online military FPS game with unique customization features and an innovative stat system.

'The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes Vol. 2' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes Vol. 2 is a mystery, puzzle/adventure and hidden object casual game in which you join Sherlock Holmes in his return to 221b Baker St. to solve 16 all-new mysteries. Come face-to-face with murder, theft, forgery, dog-napping and even the supernatural!

'Rage' (PS3/X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage is set in post-apocalyptic wasteland after a meteor hits earth and wipes out civilizations, RAGE is is an all-new take on the first person shooter, developed using id Software's new Tech5 engine.

'The Beatles: Rock Band' (ALL) DLCs Price And Dates Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 12:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV Games and The Beatles license holder Apple Corps are developing a new video game that will be an experiential progression through and celebration of the music and artistry of The Beatles spanning the UK band's entire discography.

'WET' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WET is a highly stylized third-person shooter that seamlessly blends acrobatics, gun play, and sword kills. With dual pistols and a samurai sword, you can engage in combat while sliding on floors, running on walls, jumping, flipping, and performing amazing acrobatic moves – leaving a massive body count in your wake.

Various Game Trailers #1669

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • Colin McRae: DiRT 2 [ALL] - RV Front End Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Clash of the Titans' (PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clash of the Titans, based on the upcoming remake of the classic movie, is an action adventure game depicting the ultimate battle of good vs. evil. Set in the timeless grandeur of Greek mythology, the game tells the story of the epic battle for dominance between the human race and the powerful gods Hades and Zeus.

'Dementium II' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing the storyline from the original, Dementium II will deliver better visuals, more haunting audio, and sharper scares than its predecessor, promising to take players even closer to the precipice of madness.

'Majin: The Fallen Realm' (PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majin: The Fallen Realm is a new fantasy action adventure title from Japanese studio Game Republic, pushing the boundaries of cooperative AI gameplay to deliver a new kind of experience set in an exotic and mysterious wide open fantasy universe.

'Deca Sports 2' (Wii) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deca Sports 2, known in some parts of Europe as Sports Island 2, is an athletic offering, pulling together ten sporting events and pushing the player to their limits, fully using the Nunchuk/Wiimote to control your Mii like characters, including multiplayer.

Namco Bandai Signs Multiplatform Publishing Agreement With Ninja Theory

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai announced its partnership with UK-based developer Ninja Theory, known for Heavenly Sword, to publish an all-new original IP on PS3/X360 in 2010.

'Football Genius: The Ultimate Quiz' (X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RTL interactive's Football Genius: The Ultimate Quiz promises sociable multiplayer fun focusing on the world's most popular sport. From general know-how about Football down to true insider questions, the quiz challenges players' knowledge of all things related to the vast world of Football.

EA Sports Technology Used for Soccer Development

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Sports and U.S. Soccer have teamed up to introduce EA Sports Interactive Training, a free, online tutorial that uses EA Sports technology to help train the soccer stars of the future.

Xbox Live Arcade Preview - 'Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment is a tactical role-playing game for XBL/PSN where two rival kingdoms stand on the brink of war. In a small town on their border is a simple church orphanage, home to young Tobias Martin. Caught in the tide of battle, Tobias and his comrades enlist to fight for peace — and revenge.

'Arcania: A Gothic Tale' (ALL) Gets Bumped Into 2010

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gothic 4 is set 10 years after the last installment and situated on multiple southern islands, each with unique fauna & flora according to various climate zones. The game will feature a day & night cycle, changing weather, and depending on the time of day altering spell casting abilities. JoWood has added extra development budget and is pushing it to 2010 to make it a AAA title.

Activision's GamesCom 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009

Check out the following new screens and trailers from Activision's GamesCom 2009 lineup:

'Fable III' (X360) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 7:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since its inception, the Fable franchise has offered players the opportunity to choose their own destinies as a hero, villain or someone between, where the possibilities are limitless and the consequences can weigh heavily on the path to greatness.

'Zombie Tycoon' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 7:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zombie Tycoon is a humorous game that puts the player at the helm of their very own ravenous zombie horde! Using a mix of fast-paced action and strategic execution, players can amass a terrifying undead army and conquer the entire world!

'The Dark Eye: Demonicon' (ALL) Gets Delayed, Drops PS3 - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 7:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Dark Eye: Demonicon is an RPG featuring a strong story and dynamic battles, based on the original set of rules and the game world of The Dark Eye. An epic story, cinematically presented, as well as highly detailed characters and exciting, gripping quests are the results of the elaborate production. Originally for next gen consoles in 2010, the game is now on PC/X360, slated for 2011.

'Lost Planet 2' (ALL) Co-Op Demo Now On Xbox Live

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet 2' story has advanced beyond Wayne Holden as players will now follow the exploits of their own customized snow pirates on their quest to seize control of E.D.N III. Players will move their heroes through different stories creating a truly unique and interactive experience.

Microsoft's GamesCom 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009

Check out the following new screens and trailers from Microsoft's GamesCom 2009 lineup:

'Warhammer Online' Celebrates First Anniversary With In-Game Events

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning brings Games Workshop's fantasy world to life in a way that will allow players to create characters destined for great deeds and glory on the field of battle. The celebration starts Aug 31st with The Wild Hunt event, and continues all September with special weekend-only scenarios, a month-long 20% Experience/Renown bonus, special in-game items for all players, veteran rewards, and much more.

'Mass Effect 2' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 5:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Mass Effect trilogy is a sci-fi adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In this dark second chapter, Saren's evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril…

'DJ Hero' (ALL) Gets Benny Benassi, Paul van Dyk and Tiësto Mixes

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DJ Hero expands Guitar Hero's signature social gaming to all-new consumers with the addition of diverse music genres including hip-hop, R&B, Motown, electronica and dance.

'F1 2009' (ALL) Bundles Wii Steering Wheel - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

F1 2009 will deliver an authentic and accessible recreation of the current Formula One season, featuring a variety of race modes, customizable driver aids, multiplayer support, new aerodynamics, slick tires, the KERS boost system, the Singapore night race, and the debut of World Champion Lewis Hamilton.

'Dark Void' (ALL) Gets New Release Dates

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Void is a highly innovative action title that will deliver a groundbreaking combination of fast-paced vertical combat mixed with mid-air and on-foot action.

'Band Hero' (ALL) Gets Playable Adam Levine - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Band Hero, you can come together with family and friends to ascend the virtual stage and rise to fame, bringing you a new genre of music focused on today’s hottest top-40 hits and classic anthems that everyone will know.

'Fable II' (X360) Downloadable in Episodes on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of the original Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose. Lionhead will launch Fable II: Game Episodes, allowing people who have not experienced the game yet to download it in 5 episodes, with the first one free.

'M.U.D. TV' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 4:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

M.U.D. TV pays homage to the ultimate game classic of traditional game development: MadTV! In M.U.D. TV, you will take over the position of a program director at a small TV station. Build up and extend your offices, hire staff, actors or directors and produce your own films, television series or shows.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat' Signed by bitComposer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat, the 3rd stand-alone game in the series, unfolds shortly after the end of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. Having discovered about the open path to the Zone center, the government decides to hold a large-scale military "Fairway" operation aimed to take the CNPP under control.

'Napoleon: Total War' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Napoleon: Total War will keep the franchise’s 3D battles on land and sea, while the turn-based campaign is split into three different story-driven campaigns, telling the story of the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte through his most famous battles.

'Mini Ninjas' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare yourself for a Ninja adventure like you have never seen before! Join Hiro, the smallest hero on the biggest adventure, as he embarks on an epic and electrifying quest to restore harmony to a world on the brink of chaos. Use your skills and mighty Ninja training to battle a magical army of evil Samurai.

'Guitar Hero 5' (ALL) Gets Rolling Stones Track Pack as Launch Day DLC

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time ever, you can customize the makeup of your band with any combination of instruments in-game: two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, etc. while also adding new gameplay modes.

Wii Review - 'Madden NFL 10'

by Dustin Chadwell on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

On-field authenticity and emotion is taken to another level in Madden NFL 10. With more control over the outcome of the play than ever before, players can drag defenders toward the first down marker, fight for a fumble at the bottom of the pile, and avoid the rush by stepping up into the pocket.

'Rogue Warrior' (ALL) Pre-Order Gets You A $10 Discount

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Rogue Warrior, inspired by Marcinko’s bestselling novels and based loosely on his own military experiences, you play as “Demo Dick” Marcinko, where you are sent on a clandestine operation to disrupt a suspected North Korean ballistic missile program. Fans who pre-order at Gamestop get a $10 coupon off the original price.

Gamebryo Engine Integrates Multiplayer Functionality

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2009 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emergent Game Technologies announced the first update to its Gamebryo LightSpeed game engine development system, which now delivers online multiplayer and networking tools as a fully integrated out-of-the-box solution.